Friday, June 1, 2018

A Brief Update

I have a morning of no rain, so I'm busy catching up on tasks. So here's a very brief update in what's happening with the eruption. 

The summit has dramatically scaled back on the plume production and ash emissions. In fact, I've seen almost no ash in the farm since at dawn yesterday morning. The earthquakes at the summit continue. 

Mean while down in Puna, things are still aggressively erupting. Fissure 8 is sending sustained fountains 200' into the air. 

That lava is following a downward grade, heading for Kapoho. Presently it's about 1/2 mile from cutting the access road. If the flow keeps going, by tomorrow anyone who hasn't evacuated will be trapped. 

No comments:

Post a Comment